The Environmental Appeals Board of the State of Delaware (the “Board”) has scheduled a hearing pursuant to its authority under 7 Del. C. §§ 6007 and 6008 on the appeal (designated as Appeal No. 2020-05) filed by The Lewes Board of Public Works. The appeal challenges the issuance of Well Permit Application #267709 to Jerry Peter to construct a geothermal supply well on tax parcel number 3-35-09000-0009.00. The permit was issued on April 7, 2020.
The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. on September 22, 2020. Due to the public health threat of COVID-19, the public hearing will be hosted on a virtual hearing platform. The link to this hearing can be found on the EAB website. The parties may present evidence, be represented by Delaware counsel or appear personally. The Board shall reach its decision based on the record before the Secretary and evidence presented by the parties. The Board may affirm, reverse, or remand the decision of the Secretary. Pursuant to 7 Del. C. § 6008(a), the Board may enter into executive session for deliberation.